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Un-Forgiveness. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | July 27, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: anger, forgive to win, forgiveness, letting go of judgments, personal development, positive psychology, resentments, self help, spirituality, victimhood, walter jacobson md, world peace

There is no upside to un-forgiveness. Forgiveness doesn't mean you are condoning their bad behavior. It doesn't mean they shouldn't be held accountable for their actions. It doesn't mean you are setting yourself up for future victimization. Withholding forgiveness doesn't......

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Don't Mistake Motion For Action; Do The Footwork, Get Out Of The Results

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 24, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: 12 step programs, personal development, positive psychology, self help, self improvement, walter e jacobson md

Don't pretend to be busy. Be busy. Be prepared. Do your homework. Pay attention. Consider possible obstacles and unanticipated setbacks that might occur. But don't focus and dwell on terrible outcomes that might happen and how terrible you would feel......

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Grin More, You'll Win More

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 17, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: grinning, happiness, personal development, positive psychology, self help, success, winning

Grin your way to success. SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO......

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Don't Be Reckless. Don't Play It Safe.

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 6, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: cognitive therapy, forgive to win, forgiveness, impulsive behaviors, personal development, positive psychology, self help, taking risks, walter e jacobson

Best not to make impulsive, reckless, thoughtless decisions and actions. Being spontaneous is nice but put some thought into what you're doing so that the spontaneous action has the best chance of not generating negative consequences. At the same time,......

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Let Go Of Hate

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 25, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: anger, ego, forgiveness, grievances, hate, letting go, personal development, positive psychology, resentments, self help, walter e jacobson

Anger, resentments, hate. They all keep us stuck in a dark place and they actually use up a tremendous amount of energy and it's so unhelpful and unnecessary. And it's a choice. That's the thing. That's why it's never too......

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Forgive Others Unconditionally and Without Exception

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | April 2, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: acceptance, forgive to win, forgiveness, happiness, positive psychology, relationships, self help, unconditional love, walter jacobson md

The true self-healing power of forgiveness requires that we put no conditions on our forgiveness and we make no exceptions. This means we forgive others regardless of whether or not they apologize or make amends or are nice to us.......

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Nothing Outside Yourself Will Bring You Peace

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | April 1, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgive to win, happiness, inner peace, personal development, positive psychology, self fulfillment, self help, success, walter jacobson md

No amount of success or material gain will heal a wounded heart or satisfy an empty soul. Discover your humanity and your spirit will soar. SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO ......

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Express Your Love To Your Loved Ones

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | April 1, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: blessings, communication, forgive to win, gratitude, love, personal development, positive psychology, relationships, self help, walter jacobson md

We tend to take our loved ones for granted. We don't treat them as well as we should. We are oftentimes angry and irritable with them. We are oftentimes selfish, rude, sarcastic and unloving. Best we stop behaving in these......

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Parents - Stop Singing Rock A Bye Baby To Your Kids

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 30, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: lullaby, parental guidance, positive psychology, rock a bye baby, self help

Rock A Bye Baby is not a harmless song. It sends some very bizarre messages to infants that can contribute to their future fear, anger and mental illness. SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO ......

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End Self-Sabotage -- Read Carefully - Listen Carefully -- Think Carefully

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 23, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: cess, end self sabotaging behaviors, happiness, pay attention, personal development, positive psychology, relationships, self help, self improvement, self-actualization

Want to stop sabotaging yourself? Take your time and read carefully. Stop whatever else you're doing and listen carefully. And think carefully: Consider all options and consequences before speaking and taking other actions. SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO ......

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Laugh More -- Be Happier. Live Longer.

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 22, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: happiness, health, laughter, personal development, positive psychology, relationships, self help, success

Laughter is healing. It's one of the best medicines out there. It generates endorphins and makes one feel happier. It can strengthen the immune system and help combat illnesses. It can improve the quality of relationships.SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO......

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When We Maintain Grievances Against Others We Are Attacking Ourselves

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 20, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgiveness, grievances, guilt, happiness, personal development, positive psychology, resentments, self help, self sabotaging behaviors, self-loathing, shame

When we maintain grievances against others we are actually attacking them. When we attack others we feel bad about ourselves at a deep unconscious level, even if we feel justified in our grievances and attack. Our feeling bad about ourselves......

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Would You Rather Be Right or Happy?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 18, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: effective communication, forgiveness, happiness, personal development, positive psychology, relationships, self help, success

If you want to insist you're right you may win an argument but you will likely lose the relationship. Better to let most things slide, not insist that others capitulate to your will or your viewpoint, let it be, and......

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Tunnel Vision vs Surround Vision

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 17, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgiveness, happiness, missing opportunities, narrow perspective, personal development, positive psychology, self help, smell the roses, tunnel vision

When we are caught up in our little world and our narrow focus we miss the bigger picture where much of our happiness, success and inner peace is waiting for us.SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO ......

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"I can't help it. It's who I am."

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 16, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgiveness, happiness, limiting self-definitions, personal development, positive psychology, self help, success, unwillingness to change

If you claim, "I can't help it, it's who I am," know that this is a con. You're either conning yourself or attempting to con someone else into believing this is true. It's not true. We all have the capacity......

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Making the Most of a Bad Relationship

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 12, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: acceptance, compassion, forgiveness, happiness, love, personal development, positive psychology, relationships, self help, tolerance

If you are in a bad relationship and have decided to stay there, then instead of co-existing with your partner in a perpetual state of anger and angst, find a way to accept, tolerate and forgive. You'll both be a......

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Let Me Forgive and Be Happy

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 8, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: aymee coget, forgiveness, happiness, personal development, positive psychology, self help, self improvement

Happiness is an inside job. We have the choice to be happy or not despite what is going on all around us, despite what is happening to us. There are many positive psychology tools we can use to help us......

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Secret To Success: Mind Your Own Business. Get Your Own House In Order

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | December 5, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: cow, forgiveness, letting go of judgments, personal development, positive psychology, secret to success

It is our ego's need to control the universe. And so we judge. We impose. We interfere. But what we're really doing is sabotaging ourselves. When we work on ourselves rather than expending our energy trying to change and manipulate......

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Can People Really Change?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 21, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: can people change, happiness, neutralizing inner critic, personal development, positive psychology, self help, success

People can change. They need to really want to. They need to really work at it. They need to have the right tools. SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO ......

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Positive Psychology - The Power of Positive Thinking

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 17, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: ending self-sabotage, happiness, increasing self esteem, law of attraction, overweight, positive psychology, power of positive thinking, self-help, self-improvement, success

We have been trained to be negative, pessimistic, cynical, skeptical, and frightened. We have been trained to believe that these traits are practical and will enable us to more effectively navigate our lives through a mine field of chaos, horror......

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Our Thoughts Create Our Reality

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 26, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: cognitive tools, law of attraction, LOA, positive psychology, reality manifestation, self help

e create our emotional reality with our thoughts: Positive thoughts tend to generate happiness. Negative thoughts tend to generate fear, anxiety and depression. We create our physical reality with our thoughts: Positive thoughts tend to reduce stress and strengthen our......

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Why Hating Is Bad For You

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 4, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: acceptance, compassion, forgiveness, hatred, how to forgive, positive psychology, spirituality, stop hating now, tolerance, why hating is bad

To hate anything Is a mistake. Hate reduces clarity, increases impulsivity, and blocks the flow of wisdom from your Higher Self. SCROLL DOWN TO SEE VIDEO ......

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If Happiness is the Mission, Stay Positive

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 30, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: happiness, how to be happy, how to be positive, positive psychology, self improvement

"Accentuate the positive" is more than a catchy cliche or song lyric. It is wisdom. It is therapeutic. It is self-actualizing. It contributes substantially to the foundation of one's happiness and success. A corollary of this: As best you can,......

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Secret To Happiness: Stop Thinking You're Thinking

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | February 8, 2012

Read More: how to be happy, positive psychology, secret, thoughts create reality

When we identify with our ego, the thoughts we are "thinking" aren't our real thoughts. They are born of the ego, born of fear. They are not really thoughts, they are delusions, they are distortions of reality. Our real thoughts......

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Don't Sweat The Big Stuff

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 19, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: don't sweat the small stuff, forgiveness, happiness, positive psychology, self help, serenity prayer, success

Despite what is happening to us in our external environment that seems out of our control, we have a choice as to our internal environment. Despite external chaos, we can fill our mind and our heart with joy and serenity.......

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